News Flash

Home

Posted on: June 26, 2023

Junior Main Street reaches fundraising goal

Monday, June 26, 2023

AUBURN, Ind. – In less than a month a group of dedicated youth reached their goal of raising $17,500 in donations to update the water fountains at several parks within the City of Auburn.

Students with Auburn’s Junior Main Street an affiliate of Auburn Main Street raised $18,675 in a month’s time exceeding their goal of $17,500. The students will utilize those donations to receive a matching $17,500 grant from the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority. The group also raised funds during a Dine to Donate event at water stationsMad Anthony's on Tuesday, June 20. Those funds have not been added into the total.

The funding will provide updated water stations around the city, featuring water bottle filling stations and water fountains at two different heights. Water fountains will be installed at the Auburn skate park, Thomas Park, Smith Park, Memorial Park, Eckhart Park, Rieke Park, Eckhart Park office, Rieke Park Lodge and two at the Rieke Park ball diamonds.

Remaining funds collected will also benefit the parks providing new hand washing stations, and other improvements to the bathrooms at the parks.

“The Auburn community will benefit greatly and have a lasting impact that will make a big difference In our quaint town,” said representatives from Auburn Junior Main Street.

The water fountains will bring the city’s water fountains up to ADA standards and could potentially be installed yet this year.

Students participating in Auburn’s Junior Main Street have participated in a plethora of initiatives since its inception.

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Home

Officers earn CIT training certificates

Posted on: February 16, 2024

City earns website recognition

Posted on: February 16, 2024

Auburn highlighted by World Atlas

Posted on: January 30, 2024

Myers honored for 23 years of service

Posted on: January 17, 2024

Keep fire hydrants clear from snow

Posted on: January 11, 2024

Grant will help AES expand fiber service

Posted on: January 11, 2024

Goble promoted to Sergeant

Posted on: January 3, 2024

Arnett promoted to Sergeant

Posted on: January 3, 2024

Common Council, Clerk sworn in

Posted on: January 2, 2024

Dave Clark sworn in as mayor

Posted on: December 29, 2023

Be cognizant of household waste disposal

Posted on: December 27, 2023

Longtime city staff recognized

Posted on: December 19, 2023

Officers brighten the holiday season

Posted on: December 15, 2023

Mayor Ley tours pork processing facility

Posted on: December 14, 2023

Prison tour opens eyes

Posted on: December 5, 2023

Meehan to show off water meter skills

Posted on: December 4, 2023

New water fountains dedicated

Posted on: December 1, 2023

Salsa Grille opens Auburn location

Posted on: November 29, 2023

New tress planted along 7th Street

Posted on: November 29, 2023

Trash and recycling contract renewed

Posted on: November 22, 2023

Address signs help first responders

Posted on: November 10, 2023

City's downtown featured in publication

Posted on: October 27, 2023

S.R. 8 access management plan unveiled

Posted on: October 20, 2023

Stahly earns IMEA honor

Posted on: October 6, 2023

Fifth graders learn more about AES

Posted on: September 27, 2023

Singer, songwriter to lead fair parade

Posted on: September 18, 2023

Community turns out for YMCA cruise-in

Posted on: September 8, 2023

54th Edsel Owners Club comes to town

Posted on: September 5, 2023

Why you should care about stormwater

Posted on: July 17, 2023

Four Auburn firefighters promoted

Posted on: June 7, 2023

A week to remember and honor

Posted on: May 14, 2023

Roadwork set to begin May 15

Posted on: May 8, 2023

City highlighted in national magazine

Posted on: April 25, 2023

Mayors continue monthly meetings

Posted on: March 24, 2023

Rain barrel workshop scheduled

Posted on: March 17, 2023

Mayor declares Feb. 20-25 Tri Kappa Week

Posted on: February 23, 2023

Prosser sworn-in

Posted on: February 22, 2023

Mayors begin collaborative initiative

Posted on: February 17, 2023

City joins Cast Iron Century Club

Posted on: January 31, 2023

New Website

Posted on: December 13, 2022

Water Pollution Control Storm Water Series

Posted on: December 12, 2022

Website Personalization Now Available!

Posted on: November 22, 2016